Like passing storms this time of year the metro is getting showered with scam phone calls.Senior citizens and the disabled are especially vulnerable because of phone threats to their Social Security checks.
Jill Marie Fleming’s voicemail is full of scam calls. She said, “I’ve had more than 150.”
Jill ignores most but can’t erase her concern about one scam call because she relies on disability benefits.
The caller said, “We just suspended your Social Security number because we found some suspicious activity.”
But she knows it’s a trick and said, “Don’t give out any numbers. Don’t give out any information. Don’t give out any account numbers - nothing.”
One scam victim wishes she hadn’t given out her Social Security number, “and I got caught because the guy on the phone was convincing and I was scared. I was so scared.”
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